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Attending Physician Statements

Used when an application or medical examiner’s report regarding a life or health insurance applicant reveals conditions or situations, past or present, about which more information is desired. Because of physician-patient confidentiality, the applicant must sign an authorization, which allows the physician to release information to others, such as insurer underwriters.